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1305 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1327
+1 212-996-1200
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good52%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1305 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1327
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was very pleasant and they were accommodating. We were promptly seated and got very quick service even though the place was full.

Thank egrandolph
Chris M, General Manager at Island, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! We're glad you enjoyed your experience. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 December 2017

We stopped at Island for lunch because it and its menu looked inviting from the street outside. We were welcomed warmly and seated promptly even though we didn't have a reservation. My wife said her salad was one of the best she had ever had....More

Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Chris M, General Manager at Island, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping by and for leaving a review. We look forward to hosting you again soon.

Reviewed 3 December 2017

Although it is not a gourmet experience, lunch with girls is more than adequate after a visit to a neighborhood museum. The salads and omelette are all very good.

Thank Sue K
Chris M, General Manager at Island, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We hope to give you a 5 star meal next time you come in.

Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I had a very juicy cheeseburger my friend had tomato bisque, which she really liked. I tried the blueberry cobbler with ice cream for dessert. Another night we stopped in just for dessert and we had the Brioche Ice Cream Sandwich. We were staying at...More

Thank uscfan1325
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Had brunch on a Sunday in October with 6 people. Our grandson (2 years) joined us and, as one can imagine, provided a bit of a challenge for the wait staff: squeezing in one more, up and down, etc. They were ever so patient, served...More

Thank EllCPA
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Wow what a find. If you love to sit outside or be in an airy restaurant this is the place. My chicken salad was nice presentation if bland. We thought the staff were super nice and very accommodating. Most locals must like this place and...More

Thank tarad32530
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We have passed by this restaurant several times and finally stopped, met our son and his partner here ... and we'll be back. Dinner was delicious and the service excellent!

Thank travelin_at_leisure
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Located right next door to my hotel so I checked it out for dinner one evening. Really enjoyed the salad and an excellent salmon entree. It was somewhat busy but even with that in mind, my table service was spotty. Still...good food.

Thank sstrauss51
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Awful service and servers have attitude problems. Added another $20.00 dollars on our bill already on top of the tip we left her.

Thank Arnel P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Every once and a while there will be a great and even innovative dish, but that is not why I keep coming back to Island. It is low key with a personable wait staff and good food. I come here because I can sit at...More

Thank David T
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1305 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1327
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-996-1200
Welcome to Island. We have proudly become a staple in the Carnegie Hill neighborhood ever since we opened our doors in 1985. Here some of the finest North Eastern dishes, perfectly mixed cocktails a great variety of hand selected wines and unbeatable service all come together for a yacht club like experience.
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